CHANGE OF ADDRESSIf you are moving/changing your address, please notify the Parish Office so we can keep our records up-to-date. If you are changing your phone number because you are using a cellular phone and/or forgoing your land phone, the Parish Office would also like that information. Please click here or call us at 703-221-4044, ext. 222. Thank you.
Upcoming Parish Events
10:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 22nd is “FREEDOM SUNDAY” Beginning at 10:15 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. St. Francis of Assisi’s Anti-Human Trafficking Committee (AHTC) in collaboration with the Secular Franciscan Fraternity is hosting a brief video presentation at our Parish in the St. Catherine Room. Come meet Sgt. Robert Grella of the Stafford County Sheriff’s office and Mr. Chuck Masten, Chairman of W.R.A.P. Learn about their efforts both locally and internationally and what you can do to become an International Justice Mission Freedom Partner. Light refreshments will be provided.
If you or someone you know is considering being initiated into the Roman Catholic faith, please make plans to attend our first RCIA meeting on Wednesday, October 2nd at 7:30 pm in the St. Catherine Room. It will be a great opportunity to discover more details about the program and ask questions.
You may also contact Friar Henry Fulmer.
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Women’s Group begins on Thursday, October 17th from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., in the Parish Center Dining Facility. Women of all ages are invited to join us for food, fellowship and discussion on two Thursday mornings a month, beginning October 17th. Everyone is asked to pay $20, and childcare is provided for an additional contribution of $20 per family. We will begin this year with a new small group study. Please click here for more information or please contact Melissa Morgan.
Mass for Jubilarians
Registration is due no later than
Mass for Jubilarians: Are you celebrating your Silver or Golden Marriage Jubilee this year? Were you married in1969 or 1994? Then please contact the Parish Office to make sure that you are registered for the “2019 Mass for Jubilarians.” This Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Michael F. Burbidge at 2:30 p.m. on October 13th at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Arlington, VA. The Parish Office must submit all registrations to the Office for Family Life as soon as possible. Registrations forms are available in the vestibule of the Church or click here. Please contact Chanel Marquis in the parish office with any questions. Do not delay. Registration is due no later than Friday, September 27th.
Blessing of the Animals
On Saturday, October 5, 2019 in honor of St. Francis, the annual Blessing of the Animals will be held on 12:00 p.m. on the Parish Grounds.
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
There will be lector training on September 28th from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Br. Juniper Room with practice in the Church for those who desire it. All new and continuing lectors are welcome.
For further information, please contact Pequitte Schwerin.
2019-2020 Religious Education Registration is Now Open!
Marriage Prep Workshop
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Marriage Preparation Workshop will be held on Saturday October 5th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Br. Juniper Room. This will be our last workshop for this year. The next workshop will be held on March 28, 2020.
Please contact the Parish Office at 703-221-4044 to register.